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Banning books in prisons? GPs should be worried

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 3 Apr 2014

Chris Grayling wants to limit prisoners’ access to books, so why haven’t the BMA or RCGP spoken out yet?

Named or shamed? The absurdity of dementia diagnosis rates

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesMon, 13 Jan 2014

According to the Government’s prediction rates, 23 of Dr Martin Brunet’s dementia patients don’t have dementia. So who is in the wrong?

Just another health story

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesWed, 2 Oct 2013

It's easy to spot patterns in health news stories. However, patients don't conform to formulas, says Dr Martin Brunet, so neither should the solutions designed to help them

Dementia - new data, old rhetoric?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesWed, 14 Aug 2013

Dr Martin Brunet looks at a recent dementia study and finds that rather than getting the coverage it deserved, it seems to be the story the press forgot